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D'Angelico 1947 New Yorker Archtop Acoustic Guitar - USED

$ 11,500.00

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This used 1947 John D'Angelico New Yorker Archtop acoustic guitar is in good condition and includes:

  • Year: 1947
  • Serial #1767
  • Acoustic
  • Top: Solid Spruce, Archtop
  • Back and Sides: Solid Highly Flamed Maple
  • Neck: Highly Flamed Maple with Brown-Stained Maple Strip Inlaid on Back
  • Headstock: Four-Piece Maple with Black-Stained Maple Veneer Overlay, Center-Dip Shape
  • Fingerboard: Ebony, with Original White Celluloid Binding and Original Black and White Celluloid Purfling Strips
  • Heelcap: Original, White Celluloid with Black/White Striping
  • Bracing: Spruce X-Bracing
  • Width: 18"
  • Frets: Stainless Steel, not original
  • Nut: Bone
  • Width at Nut: 1 21/32"
  • Bridge: Original, Ebony, Compensated, with Mother-Of-Pearl inlay
  • Tuners: Original Grover Imperial Stairstep, gold
  • Tailpiece: Original Stairstep, engraved "D'Angelico New York"
  • Pickguard: Original Multi-bound Celluloid
  • Binding: Original Celluloid
  • Inlay: Fingerboard - Original Mother of Pearl Split-Block, Original Celluloid tortoise-colored side dot position markers
  • Inlay: Headstock - Original Mother of Pearl "D'Angelico New York" Logo, Original Celluloid "New Yorker" Chrysler Building design, Original White Celluloid Binding, Original 8-Ply Black and White Celluloid Purfling
  • F-Holes: Original Binding in White Ivoroid with Original Black/White Celluloid Purfling
  • Finish: Natural
  • Hardshell case, unknown if original

This D'Angelico is all-original, except for the frets, strings, and possibly the case.  All of the binding is original.  There are a few older cracks on this guitar, on the top and the bottom side, that were professionally repaired and have been stable for many years.

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